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  • Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]

    Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]
    McKenzie Elliott, the 3-year-old shot to death in Baltimore, is a recent victim of misguided drug laws ("Politicians, churchmen talk policing in Northwest Baltimore," Sept. 9). While I do not support open use of "illegal drugs," I do not find that drug sales or use represent a criminal act. Drug use has long been regarded as a "disabling condition" under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Federal and state law should not superimpose criminal penalties on the known disabled in direct contradiction to the specific intent in these two federal statutes. As we learned from Prohibition and many years spent in the war on drugs, controlled substances like alcohol cannot be controlled. However, laws prohibiting such use are certain to bring deaths to our neighborhoods.
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...

    Caves Valley Golf Club establishes scholarship for golf management program at UMES

    The Caves Valley Golf Club Foundation has established a five-year, $100,000 scholarship at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for a student in the school's PGA Golf Management program. Demarkis Cooper (Oxon Hill) was named the first recipient....

    Laurel seeks to get cycling system into gear

    Laurel seeks to get cycling system into gear
    When Kevin Allen was looking to move from South Laurel into Old Town Laurel last year, there was one thing he was looking for that most house hunters probably don't consider: the number of bicyclists on the road. "I see them in downtown Laurel biking on...

    Education briefs

    National merit semifinalists Ten students from five county public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High led the list with five students: Beatrice Chaudoin, Tec Lee,...